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Animal discrimination learning by R M. Gilbert

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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Statementby R.M. Gilbert and N.S. Sutherland.
ContributionsSutherland, N S.
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Open LibraryOL13643485M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gilbert, Richard M. Animal discrimination learning. London, New York, Academic P., (OCoLC) Animal Discrimination Learning Hardcover – January 1, by N.S. Gilbert, R.M.; Sutherland (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Cited by: Mechanisms of animal discrimination learning. [N S Sutherland; N J Mackintosh] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: N S Sutherland; N J Mackintosh. Find more information about: ISBN: Discrimination learning is defined in psychology as the ability to respond differently to different stimuli. This type of learning is used in studies regarding operant and classical conditioning. Operant conditioning involves the modification of a behavior by means of reinforcement or punishment. In this way, a discriminative stimulus will act as an indicator to when a behavior will persist.

Learning studies with horses are designed to provide a better understanding of trainability in this animal. Discrimination learning ability has been examined in horses using visual cues in a 3c test with food as the reward. In this study, quarter horses learned faster than thoroughbreds, and both groups learned a second discrimination task. An account of the theories and empirical research, focusing on associative learning. This book covers issues within the areas of classical and instrumental conditioning, such as appetitive and aversive reinforcement, laws of association, and excitatory and inhibitory learning, as well as discrimination learning. Papini, Mauricio R. Discrimination learning is a process of learning to behave differently when given different, or unique, stimuli. Elizabeth used whistles with different pitches because she wanted to separate. The fourth article discusses animal discrimination learning and how it is that animals learn. The fifth article discusses the effects rewards have on dogs when they are discriminated in the alone and the social condition. The sixth article discussed avoidance learning in dogs using shuttle boxes and shock.

  This included reward-approach learning, object-approach learning, and object discrimination and reversal learning. In addition, all dogs (except Santa) had been trained previously on a DNMP task before receiving landmark discrimination training. Dogs were housed individually in × m pens with continual access to fresh by: The results from five experiments are considered in relation to two of Spence's (, ) proposals concerning discrimination learning. In Experiments 1 and 2, we investigated whether his ideas. Landmark Discrimination Learning in the Dog Norton W. Milgram,1,5 Beth Adams,2 Heather Callahan,3 Elizabeth Head,4 Bill Mackay,3 Celeste Thirlwell,1 and Carl W. Cotman4 1Division of Life Sciences University of Toronto at Scarborough Scarborough, Ontario, M1C 1A4 Canada. Discrimination learning based on relative size concepts in horses (Equus caballus) Article (PDF Available) in Applied Animal Behaviour Science 83(3) September with ReadsAuthor: Evelyn Hanggi.